US court finds Iranian central bank liable in terrorism suit

The Central Bank of Iran
The Central Bank of Iran
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A US federal court on July 12 found Iran’s central bank jointly legally responsible for a Hamas attack that killed two Israeli citizens in 2015.

The estates of the two victims killed in the attack, and their children, had filed the suit against Iran’s government, Syria, and Iranian institutions and banks.

The case is one of two lawsuits arising from the October 2015 attack on Na’ama and Eitam Henkin, who lived in a West Bank settlement. Armed assailants killed the couple, who were driving home

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